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Disney Live Entertainment Production Assistant Intern, Summer/Fall 2024

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10074896 Location Kissimmee, Florida, United States Business Walt Disney Imagineering Date posted Feb. 08, 2024

Job Summary:

About the Role & Program

Through innovative storytelling and a culture of collaboration, Disney Live Entertainment creates, produces, and delivers remarkable and engaging entertainment experiences. From the intimate to the spectacular, our work can be seen at Disney theme parks, resort hotels, cruise ships, and other locations the world over! This diverse team – representing a wide variety of disciplines and talents from technical directors, writers, and lighting designers to choreographers, cosmetologists, and music producers – brings magical worlds to life through technical expertise, performance excellence, incomparable ingenuity, unparalleled spectacle… and a dash of pixie dust!

What You Will Do

As an integral part of this organization, the Show Development & Production teams at Walt Disney World Resort are responsible for designing and implementing the creative and technical elements of all live show Entertainment offerings in our domestic parks as well as special event sites globally.

  • Providing administrative support throughout the production life cycle of assigned projects, scheduling production team meetings, recording and distributing accurate, concise notes

  • Serving as the point of contact in requesting/scheduling internal and external talent for rehearsals, fittings, and performances as directed by the Production Manager

  • Gathering presentation materials, set-up and strike all meeting needs and technology

  • Assisting in procuring items necessary for the production, following all appropriate policies and guidelines

  • Maintaining production schedules and communication

  • Preparing and providing consistent, timely event updates as these relate to technicians, vendors and talent

  • Completing any and all show or event production-related tasks as requested by those teams

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Proven ability to create and follow agendas, facilitate meetings, address action items, take direction, meet deadlines and complete tasks in a timely manner

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and deliver quality, timely work, within tight deadlines

  • Demonstrated computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Outlook and Keynote presentation software

  • Proven ability in the use of collaboration tools and file sharing programs with the willingness to learn new applications

  • Demonstrated skills in coordinating meeting technology, such as conference calls, video-teleconferencing, and other virtual meeting connectivity

  • Demonstrated problem solving and ability to identify areas for continuous process improvement

  • Trusted and respected team member that guides with integrity with the ability to handle/manage confidential information with discretion

  • Self-starter who takes initiative to assess needs proactively and provide resourceful solutions

  • Proven ability to provide excellent service to Cast, Guests, Clients, and Partners

  • Available and willing to work weekends, holidays, and third shift, as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency in any additional languages (Mandarin, French, Japanese, or Spanish)

Education

  • Current senior or recent graduate earning a college/university degree in Stage Management, Event Management, or related field

Candidates for this opportunity MUST meet all of the below requirements

  • Be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months at time of application posting OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Internship

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Have not completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or Disney College Program

  • Be compliant with The Disney Look appearance guidelines

  • Available to work full-time hours (approximately 40 hours per week; including nights/ovenights, weekends and holidays) for the duration of the internship

  • Able to provide own housing for the duration of the internship program in the Orlando Florida area and have reliable transportation to/from work

Additional Information

  • The approximate dates of this internship are June 2024 through January 2025

  • We provide limited housing opportunities for Florida Based Professional Interns through American Campus Communities, for more information click here

About Walt Disney Imagineering:

Founded in 1952 as WED Enterprises to design and build the world’s first theme park — Disneyland — Walt Disney Imagineering (WDI) is where imagination and creativity combine with cutting-edge technology to create unforgettable experiences. WDI is the creative force that imagines, designs and builds all Disney theme parks, resorts, attractions and cruise ships worldwide. Imagineering’s unique strength comes from its diverse global team of creative and technical professionals, who build on Disney’s legacy of storytelling to pioneer new forms of entertainment. The Imagineers who practice this unique blend of art and science work in more than 100 disciplines to shepherd an idea all the way from “blue sky” concept phase to opening day.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Entertainment Productions, which is part of a business we call Walt Disney Imagineering.

Disney Entertainment Productions is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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